What's the Difference Between a Pressure Washer and a Power Washer?

Posted by Alkota Cleaning Systems on Jan 17, 2019 6:30:00 AM

Pressure Washer. Power Washer. Steam Cleaner. Steam Jenny.

These are a few of the names we often hear people calling our products.

But do they all mean the same thing? Are a pressure washer and a power washer really any different? Spoiler alert: they are the same thing.

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Topics: Pressure Washer Basics

Alkota Brand Hose Reel Now Available!

Posted by Alkota Cleaning Systems on Jan 16, 2019 11:04:00 AM

Hose reels are one of those accessories that can easily be taken for granted.

It's easy enough to just pile up the extra length of hose on the ground or on top of your power washer, right? 

We don't think so. Our experience has taught us that a hose reel is a key accessory for your pressure washer, one that offers convenience, as well as prolonging the life of your hose.

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Topics: Insider, Pressure Washer Basics

Request a Tune-Up for Your Alkota Product

Posted by Alkota Cleaning Systems on Jan 14, 2019 7:14:00 AM

Have you ever called a company looking for technical support or assistance on a broken or worn-out product, only to find yourself caught in a seemingly never-ending cycle of recordings and operators? 

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Topics: General Information

A Day in the Life of An Alkota Distributor: Meet Todd Stedman

Posted by Alkota Cleaning Systems on Jan 10, 2019 10:03:58 AM

At Alkota, we're proud to have a phenomenal network of dealers and distributors who stand by our products. 

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Faces of Alkota: Roger's Lifetime Achievement Award

Posted by Alkota Cleaning Systems on Dec 12, 2018 8:40:15 AM

Our latest installment of Faces of Alkota is a special one. Today, we're introducing you to Roger Walz, the 2018 recipient of the Cleaning Equipment Trade Association (CETA) Lifetime Achievement Award

Roger celebrates 44 years with us this year, having joined the Alkota family in 1974. During his time with the company, he's worn several hats, and we're proud to call him one of our longest-tenured employees. 

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Faces of Alkota: Meet Lynette

Posted by Alkota Cleaning Systems on Dec 5, 2018 4:52:03 PM

Today we're excited to be introducing something (and someone!) to the blog: Faces of Alkota. We enjoyed introducing our new president so much, we decided to make this a series on the blog.

Each Faces of Alkota post will feature a different Alkota employee. We'll tell their story, how they got started with Alkota Cleaning Systems, and a little bit about their family and background. 

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Topics: Faces of Alkota

9 Reasons Your Pressure Washer Might Be Losing Pressure...And What to do About It

Posted by Alkota Cleaning Systems on Dec 3, 2018 11:09:10 AM

Losing pressure—it's an issue that nearly all of us have experienced at one time or another while cleaning with a pressure washer. When you use Alkota industrial pressure washing equipment, you aren't just cleaning for fun, although we like to think it is fun! Any time you spend away from the job fixing your machinery translates to real dollars and cents coming out of your pocket. Finding a quick solution to lost pressure is important.

The problem is, there's no single cause, or solution, for this occurrence. It's an issue that can send you poring through your manuals, or, more likely, Google search results, searching for a cure. 

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Topics: Pressure Washer Basics

Introducing Our New Mess of the Month Contest

Posted by Alkota Cleaning Systems on Nov 28, 2018 2:10:01 PM

For years Alkota Cleaning Systems has been known for producing high quality cleaning machinery and standing behind our products with outstanding service through our network of amazing distributors. We know that Alkota products provide a superior clean and we are on a mission to Make America Clean Again. That's why we are issuing a challenge.

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Topics: Contest

How to Winterize Your Pressure Washer

Posted by Alkota Cleaning Systems on Nov 21, 2018 12:43:33 PM

While there are tons of tutorials out there on winterizing your pressure washer, many of them are confusing, time-consuming, and often, not at all specific to your Alkota pressure washer.

To simplify things, we sat down with a veteran pressure washer expert at Alkota to get the lowdown on making sure your pressure washer survives the winter and won't break down come spring.

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Topics: Pressure Washer Basics

The Four Factors of Cleaning With A Pressure Washer

Posted by Alkota Cleaning Systems on Nov 13, 2018 11:34:01 AM

When it comes to learning how power washers work and how best to utilize them, the most essential things to know are unfortunately some of the most complicated. 

Luckily, we're joined by pressure washer expert Ben Hagemann from American Pressure to simplify things for you.

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Topics: Pressure Washer Basics

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